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Missouri Tigers vs Tennessee Volunteers Preview

Tennessee Volunteers Missouri Tigers
15-9 February 15, 2014, 04:00 | Mizzou Arena 17-7



Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Missouri Tigers try to run the Tennessee Volunteers off the court at Mizzou Arena in college hoops action.

Supporters of the Volunteers have watched them go 15-9 and 11-10-1 ATS on the year, while the Tigers are at 17-7 and 9-13 ATS. In totals betting, the Tigers are 9-13, while the Volunteers have a 10-12 mark.

View Tennessee Volunteers vs Missouri Tigers Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting Tennessee before tip-off in this one found them as 2-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Tigers rated this week at No. 159 and the Volunteers sitting at No. 33.

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Tennessee was a 67-58 loser in their most recent outing at home against Florida. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs. Jarnell Stokes scored 20 points and chipped in with 11 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 67-58 against Florida in college basketball action at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Missouri was an 86-85 winner in their most recent outing at home against Arkansas. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites. Jordan Clarkson scored 27 points for Missouri on Thursday, leading the Tigers to an 86-85 win over Arkansas at Mizzou Arena.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Missouri's No. 27-rated squad against Tennessee's No. 21-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Missouri rates No. 110 in the country with 6.46 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 148 nationally with 5.88 per match.

A few Volunteers at Tigers trends to consider:
Tennessee is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee's last 6 games
Tennessee is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Tennessee is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Missouri is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Missouri is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Missouri's last 7 games
Missouri is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home


Next up:
Tennessee home to Georgia, Tuesday, February 18th
Missouri at Vanderbilt, Wednesday, February 19th